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such bloody episodes as the wars of religion, including as well be quieter violence of colonial religious domination by europeans in many parts of the world and added to that, domestic anti-semitism and anti catholicism and culminating in the horrors of nazism which implicated not only germany but many other nations as well. europe and the u.s. until recently liked to think these dark times were in the past and religious violence was somewhere else, in societies more allegedly primitive, less characterized by heritage of christian values. today we have many reasons to doubt that. our situation calls urgently for critical self examination as we try to uncover the roots of ugly fears and suspicions that currently disfigure all western democracies. in april of 2011 a lot affect in france according to which it is illegal to cover the face in any public space from march to marketplaces to shops, although the law does not mention the word women, muslim, bertha or bail it was introduced by president nicolas sarkozy and a ban on muslim veiling which according to him imprisons women and threatens
his gifts of subtilty. >> what religion is involved with christmas? what religion. >> christianity is not a religion. it is a philosophy. it is a fact that christianity is not a religion. it is a philosophy. >> so you're going to tell me on live television that christianity is not a religion. >> correct, it's a philosophy. >> you and i disagree fundamentally. >> don't tell me what i think. when i said i don't have a problem, got it. your view is insane. >> your merry band of fascists. >> you called me a fascist. >> absolutely. >> i'm a patriot, sir. >> eliot: oh, man, so he's a patriot, that makes bill, that's right, a pinhead. anyone who watches bill o'reilly understand what i said. john fugelsang that was holiday spirit. >> you can't call liberals fascist. that's like saying holy war kosher shrimp or fox news. >> eliot: those are our favorite phrases. >> indeed. but it's so fun to watch bill o'reilly bug out over this none existent war on christmas. the best tenant, you're always the victim. he's angry at people saying happy holidays instead of merry christmas. >> eliot: he also
the case that they look into his religion and his psychological records and his medical records to make the case for punishing the student or kicking him out. he was upset so in protest he made a collage that he put on facebook that included all the consequences that he felt would happen with this parking garage and he called it the environmentalist group on campus the zakaria memorial parking garage the joke being this was a to be part of his legacy. he was already looking for an excuse to kick him out of school and the university flips a node under his door claiming this proved it was a collage attached proving that haydon was now clear and present danger to the campus. it was stapled to the notes and if anybody really wants it seriously they thought that they were a threat that is to be non-aggression, not the threat but they didn't even believe he was a threat because if someone is about to go postal you don't slip in under his door. [laughter] but that case opens the book and the one level of spectacular and this is going on by the way they've gotten and used to the universities. i
, philosophy, science, religion, and above all, moments of every day experience captured like the glint of the sun sparkling through a crystal glass. justa look at a sample of his legacy -- "darwin," "apes and angeles," "darwin's ark," "in the twelfth year of the war," "open doorways," and this, my favorite -- "summer love and surf," about the joys and wonders of loving and living. his latest book of poems is "perfidious proverbs." a fellow poet said that to watch philip appleman "sling words is to be richly regaled." i quite agree. welcome, philip. >> wonderful to be here, bill. >> i have long thought of poetry as music to be heard best in the voice of the composer. so let's go right to some of your poems. >> good. i love it. >> here's one of my favorites. and i think it's one of your favorites, too. "eve." tell me about that poem. >> 20 years ago, i published a book called "let there be light." it was a series of satires on various biblical stories. and eve being one of the first came out at the head of the list. and shall i read it? >> please. >> eve is kind of reflecting on the snak
science. >> we've won, the way i like to say it --. >> stephen: can we go back to religion now. >> the easy part is now over. >> stephen: what dow mean the easy part is over. >> we discovered that the universe has different parts to it, there is ode matter there is dark matter, dark energy, so the ode matter, the stuff that make up you and me, you and me make up the four humor, red bile, yellow bile, quite bile. >> obviously you have the element, earth, air, fire and water. what since then? >> quantum field they werery right there. >> over, this is this big hoop, hula hoop they have underneath the mountain. >> they speed up these tiny particles. >> 99.99999 percent speed of light. >> stephen: okayment and how small are we talking here, like an ant. >> no, really small. >> stephen: half an ant. >> yeah tunier. >> stephen: like a grain of rice. >> smaller, keep going, very, very small. >> stephen: what do we get from knowing this, do i get my swret pack now o or-- teleporetation or light sabres, any of that stuff. >> we get the happy feeling that we understand how the universe wo
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the ban violates their freedoms of speech and religion. the law is said to take effect january 4th. >>> the so called fiscal cliff is just a month away and right now an agreement is not close at hand. president obama went into campaign mode touring a toy factory. he repeated his call for an extension of bush era tax cuts for those earning less than $250,000. while raises taxes for those who make more. the president acknowledged an agreement will take some time. >>> and all of us are going to have to get out of our comfort zones to make that happen. i'm willing to do that, and i'm hopeful that enough members of congress in both parties are willing to do that as well. >>> republicans meanwhile criticized president obama's latest proposal that came yesterday to raise revenue. they said it wasn't serious. >> there's a stalemate, let's not kid ourselves. i'm not trying to make this more difficult. >> house speaker john boehner said this isn't the time for public posturing for either side. and he added that what he wants to see right now is serious negotiations and added he's willing to
court to block the measure. they say the ban violates their freedoms of speech and religion. the law is said to take effect january 4th. >>> the so called fiscal cliff is just a month away and right now an agreement is not close at hand. president obama went into campaign mode touring a toy factory. he repeated his call for an extension of bush era tax cuts for those earning less than $250,000. while raises taxes for those who make more. the president acknowledged an agreement will take some time. >>> and all of us are going to have to get out of our comfort zones to make that happen. i'm willing to do that, and i'm hopeful that enough members of congress in both parties are willing to do that as well. >>> republicans meanwhile criticized president obama's latest proposal that came yesterday to raise revenue. they said it wasn't serious. >> there's a stalemate, let's not kid ourselves. i'm not trying to make this more difficult. >> house speaker john boehner said this isn't the time for public posturing for either side. and he added that what he wants to see right now is serious neg
never been exposed to self-government. their religion didn't tolerate coming and their political culture and family culture didn't tolerate this lost cause. so he wouldn't involve us in trying to change the culture of the people in the middle east. these are people with no history, no political history or religious history of self-government. they don't know what it means. >> and what would he like? >> i am not sure what he would like. >> he would be impressed by bookstores like this. >> but even a federalist would be appalled at the degree of the federal government intrusion in our lives today. the federal government is in every area of our lives. our bath rooms, bedrooms, living rooms, roads and highways and everywhere. the federal government is in our lives, and that would have appalled the most extreme federalist who founded this type of government. the first thing he would have done, patrick henry would have gone along with him they would have gone into your bedroom and torn off that had from the mattress. [laughter] >> we will entertain questions now from the audience, and i urge y
. religion in schools. you know, they just felt like, look, we can't fight. this we have just got to put the nativity scene away and not have to deal with defending ourselves in courts for the next 50,000 years. >> here is what brendan jones the principal who you said let's do. this in an attempt to be fair to everyone, decided not put the nativity scene out on campus. it was the school's principal. >> should they fight this in court? schools clearly don't have the money to do. so should they stand on principal or should they give in to these people who are making a war out of things that have been going on for decades there? >> whether you think there is a war or not. these people really have no other option. they are not going to be fighting this in the courts. it costs hundreds of thousands of dollars to do that. >> or get their funding pulled as a result of it? >> exactly. >> let us know what you think friends friends@foxnews.com. twitter on ff weekend. coming up on the show. gitmo detainees coming to america? some want to house them in u.s. prisons but should that even be an option
the of macroeconomics. what it shows is that some parts of economics are immune to reality, and they are a religion not a science. and hopefully will be able to make a dent in that kind of -- that's what and those people will never admit they were wrong but it's -- i'm reading about for light reading i'm reading about -- [inaudible] [laughter] [applause] i think tonight -- [applause] i think tonight we brought a lot of life to this audience and the questions that economics and the challenge behind it. i'm grateful to you both. thank you for the discussion. thanks a lot for being here. [applause] >>> we'd like to hear from you. tweet us your feedback, twitter.com/booktv. >>> and now joining us on booktv is an old washington hand and that is ambassador stewart. he's an author, the future of jews is the name of the book. ambassador, why are you writing a book about the future of the jews? >> we have survived 3,000 years of calamityies and we survived and leave thrived and contributed to societies even those that didn't want us. now we have a whole new set of 21st century challenges, and the question i
, this is a private, intimate question. i was trying to figure out is this salary, is the religion, is it politics? he leans across the table and says, professor, the separation of powers business -- you don't really believe it, do you? [laughter] he was amazed when i told him it was a noble ideal. as inspiring as our examples in the u.s. may be, i think we all it to the chinese reformers -- owe to the chinese reformers to familiarize them with other possibilities. prior to the financial crisis of 2008 and still to some degree today, many chinese reformers have focused chiefly on the u.s. to the exclusion of other models, drawn by our power as much as our ideals and ideas. i think it is more in power when to our chinese friends -- empowering to our chinese friends to lay out a broader array of possibilities. our chinese friends can see a range of possibilities and see what our universal ideals in promoting human dignity in a range of human institutional designed to get us there so they can craft something that is true to those ideals, but reflective of chinese society. just by way of example, six year
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